Opening For Facility Manager : Stockholm/Solna

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Facility Manager : Stockholm/Solna

 Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
 
The newly created National Single-Cell Genomics Facility located at the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Stockholm is looking for a facility manager.
 
Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) is a national center for molecular biosciences with focus on health and environmental research. The center combines frontline technical expertise with advanced knowledge of translational medicine and molecular bioscience. SciLifeLab is a national resource and a collaboration between four universities: Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University and Uppsala University.
 
The Single-Cell Genomics Facility is one of three new facilities that will be focused on single cell genomics and proteomics. The objective is to become a world-leading platform for single cell analyisis for the benefit of Swedish biomedical science. Based in Stockholm, the Single-Cell Genomics facility will focus on high throughput streamlined microfluidics-based transcriptome and genome analysis of large numbers of individual eukaryotic cells.
 
Area of responsibilities/description of work
At the facility, RNA or DNA sequence libraries will be constructed from single cell suspensions using state-of-the-art technology. You will handle delicate primary cell samples, fragile RNA and sensitive technological instruments on a daily basis.
 
In addition, as manager you will handle the communication with customers and ensure delivery of data. You will be responsible for the overall performance of the facility. You will also lead the development of new techniques and protocols and be in charge of implementing improvements and advances of the current protocols.
 
Qualification
You have extensive experience working with single cell techniques and deep knowledge of eukaryotic molecular biology, enzymology, and high-throughput DNA sequencing.
 
Your work is thorough and diligent, and you are good at documenting your work.
 
You should have excellent communication skills and have high integrity. We seek someone with very strong team and collaborative skills and who is dynamic and goal-orientated. Experience from managing a team, setting and meeting clear targets, budgeting, and financial reporting will be valued.
 
Personal skills will be highly valued.
 
Application process
The application is to be submitted on the MyNetwork recruitment system and include CV and cover letter.
 
Karolinska Institutet is one of the world´s leading medical universities. Its mission is to contribute to the improvement of human health through research and education. Karolinska Institutet accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden and offers the country´s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has selected the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.
 
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Karolinska Institutet strives to provide a workplace that has approximately the same number of women and men, is free of discrimination and offers equal opportunity to everyone.
 
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Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Working hours: Full time
Last application date: 30.Nov.2014

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